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Past Workshops

Friday, April 1, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Ruth Grant, Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and Senior Fellow in the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University
Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
Field: Political Theory

Ruth Grant is Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and Senior Fellow in the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. She specializes in political theory with a particular interest in early modern philosophy and political ethics. She is the author of John Locke's Liberalism and Hypocrisy and Integrity: Machiavelli, Rousseau and the Ethics of Politics.

Monday, March 28, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Steven Fish
Field: Comparative Politics

M. Steven Fish is a comparative political scientist who studies democracy and regime change in developing and postcommunist countries, religion and politics, and constitutional systems and national legislatures. He is the author of Are Muslims Distinctive? A Look at the Evidence (Oxford, 2011).

Friday, March 11, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Waheed Hussain, Assistant Professor in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business
Field: Political Theory
Waheed Hussain is an assistant professor in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Harvard University and an A.B. in Philosophy from Princeton University.
Thursday, March 10, 2011 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
Speaker: Alexandre Debs, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Field: Comparative Politics

Alexandre Debs is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University. He is interested in the politics of weak institutions. His current projects look at the causes of international conflict, nuclear proliferation, and democratization.

Friday, March 4, 2011 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: Mathias Risse, Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy
Field: Political Theory
Mathias Risse is Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy. He works mostly in social and political philosophy and in ethics.

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